Artist : HELICOPTER (Joey Tjungurrayi)
Title : Nyinmi Ngurra
Size/Medium : 1219 x 1016mm: acrylic on linen Painting
Helicopter has depicted his traditional country, located far to the south west of Balgo, in the Great Sandy Desert. This country is near Nynmi. The many parallel lines represent the tali, the sandhills that dominate the landscape of this country. The circles represen the soakwaters found there. These were a lifesource for Helicopter and his family. From left to right, there names are; Nguny-ngunypa, minyurrpa, minyurrpa, karru kayili, karru kayili, paltju kutjarra (the next two and kurriny kutjarra (the last two).